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Dec 23, 2012 10:30am PST
vocals. when you're in an environment not watching a band play, sometimes you need a little extra something to spice it up. >> brittany: guys, thank you so much for letting us come by, and good luck tonight at your show. everyone, again, this is carney, and you're watching "beta records tv." >> what's up, everybody? i'm brandon johnson. welcome to "beta records tv," and in the studio today, we have the amazing jessie payo. welcome to the show, jessie. >> "amazing." >> so happy to have you here. one thing i want to get into right away that completely blew my mind was you just got done doing a month of no singing or talking. >> a whole month, like, nothing -- not even whispering. i was, like, walking around with a pad of paper, going to the gas station, saying like, "$20 on 4." what happened is that i had vocal nodes just from oversinging and just singing the wrong way. i decided to just take a month and get really healthy. >> what was the best part of it? >> i think people were nicer to me because i wasn't talking loud in their face. like, usually i like to save conversations and b
Dec 30, 2012 10:30am PST
, everything's, you know, a balance, eventually. but in those environments, like a living-room concert, it's so real time. people really feed off of it, and one thing i do, i do some improvisational stuff, and it's a really great arena for that. >> do you invite pretty much anybody that's in the audience to come up and sing along? like, how do they get involved? >> the way that i've been doing it is i have this one tune called "pulling back the curtain," and it's just an open format where i ask for some input from the crowd -- three words, and then as i go through those three words, if they feel inclined, they throw more words at me, and then that's one way i've been doing it, and at the last living-room concert, the lady who hosted me, she did sing with me on several songs, and that was just really beautiful. it brought everything together, where i realized that in some way, something that came through me was connecting to her, and that whole cycle is just really amazing. ♪ bury me at sea ♪ to the last great mystery ♪ burn my ship far from shore ♪ ashes in the waves ♪ give the rip
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